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Waikato Strike Winner Celebrates $600,000 Win

Friday, 1 October 2021, 2:21 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

A Waikato man can’t believe his luck after discovering the Strike ticket he picked up earlier in the week won $600,000 with Strike Four. The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, has had a run of luck lately after winning a small prize with his ticket ... More >>

Morrinsville $5.5 Million Remains Unclaimed

Friday, 23 October 2020, 2:32 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

If you bought your Powerball ticket from Paper Plus Morrinsville for last Saturday’s draw, you might want to check it before heading away for Labour weekend – because you may just be upgrading your trip! The $5.5 million prize, made of $5 million from ... More >>

Young Auckland Family Claims $25.1 Million

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 11:59 am | New Zealand Lotteries

It was a weekend to remember for a young Auckland family who initially thought they had won $25,000 – only to be left in disbelief when they realised they had in fact scooped $25.1 million. Lotto NZ’s largest ever jackpot was shared by two winners ... More >>

“It Was A Total Surprise” - $25.1 Million Win For Hawke’s Bay Mother

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 12:15 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

A mother from Hawke’s Bay has claimed one of the life-changing $25.1 million prizes from Saturday’s historic $50 million Powerball Must Be Won draw. The woman was one of two Powerball First Division winners on Saturday, splitting Lotto NZ’s largest ... More >>

$50 Million Powerball And $1 Million Strike Must Be Won

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

Powerball has rolled over to a jaw-dropping $50 million and must be won on Saturday. In a Must Be Won draw, if there are no First Division winners the entire jackpot rolls down to the next division where there are winners – i.e. Second or Third ... More >>

Central Otago man claims $22.3 million Powerball prize

Friday, 17 August 2018, 4:08 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

A young man from Central Otago has come forward and claimed the largest Powerball prize ever won in the South Island. More >>

$9.83 Million Powerball prize winner in Mt Maunganui

Sunday, 9 June 2013, 11:41 am | New Zealand Lotteries

A new location for Lotto’s live draw has proved lucky for a Powerball player in Mt Maunganui who won $9.83 million on tonight’s Lotto draw. The winning ticket was sold at Mt Paper Power in Mt Maunganui. More >>

Karmic Payout of $7 Million for Lotto Player

Tuesday, 30 April 2013, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

A young woman from Christchurch is a great believer in karma after winning $7 million with Lotto Powerball on the weekend. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, bought her ticket on the spur of the moment last week, “as I was just feeling a little ... More >>

‘Bucking Tradition’ Pays Up for Gisborne Family

Thursday, 11 April 2013, 2:28 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

It’s not uncommon for Lotto players to be superstitious and follow the same ticket-buying routine every week – but for a Powerball-winning Gisborne family, the payout for ‘bucking tradition’ was $6.3 million. More >>

Blenheim’s Mysterious Multi-millionaires Claim Prize

Monday, 8 April 2013, 1:10 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

Three weeks after winning $10.8 million with Lotto Powerball First Division, a Blenheim family has now claimed their prize. It’s not usual for big winners to take so long to officially claim their prize, but the close-knit family wanted to consult financial ... More >>

Two Lotto First Division Winners Unwrapping Cash For Easter

Sunday, 31 March 2013, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

Two Lotto players from Ruawai and Albany will be unwrapping cash for Easter after each winning $500,000 with tonight’s Lotto First Division. The winning Lotto tickets were sold at Ruawai Four Square in Ruawai and Highway Convenience Store in Albany. More >>

Big Wednesday Jackpots to Second-Biggest Prize Ever

Thursday, 9 August 2012, 9:59 am | New Zealand Lotteries

Following last night’s draw, Big Wednesday has jackpotted to a massive $16 million – making it the second-biggest prize for the mid-week game since it started in 2005. More >>

Big Wednesday Winners Looking for Olympic Gold

Friday, 23 March 2012, 11:15 am | New Zealand Lotteries

An Auckland family might be winging their way to the London Olympics thanks to winning Big Wednesday’s top prize of $11.4 million. More >>

A Lotta Wins For Lotto Second Division

Monday, 19 March 2012, 12:05 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

There were an amazing thirty-six Division Two Lotto winners around the country this weekend, although 12 of them were won by one person in a remarkable case of history repeating itself, says NZ Lotteries’ Chief Executive, Wayne Pickup. More >>

Scratch & Wed

Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 11:40 am | New Zealand Lotteries

A Hamilton couple are getting married after 28 years together following their windfall of $50,000 after winning the top prize on Instant Kiwi’s new Cash in a Beat ticket. More >>

Tararua Luckiest District In 2011

Monday, 16 January 2012, 11:01 am | New Zealand Lotteries

The North Island district of Tararua has claimed the title of luckiest district in New Zealand for 2011, taking the crown from 2010’s reigning champion Buller, says NZ Lotteries’ Acting Chief Executive Warren Salisbury. More >>

Auckland Lotto Player Celebrates Summer with Million Win

Sunday, 8 January 2012, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

Auckland Lotto Player Celebrates Summer with Million Win One lucky Lotto player from Manukau will have a massive cash injection to make their summer last longer, after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division, says NZ Lotteries’ Acting Chief ... More >>

Nelson Powerball Player Wins $6 Million

Sunday, 18 December 2011, 3:03 pm | New Zealand Lotteries

Just one week out from Christmas Eve, a Powerball prize of $6 million has been won tonight by a player in Nelson, says Chief Executive, Todd McLeay. “This win brings some good news to the flood-affected region. There are also seven shopping days until ... More >>

Retired Rotorua Woman now Millionaire with Big Wednesday

Friday, 2 December 2011, 11:25 am | New Zealand Lotteries

A retired Rotorua woman can’t believe her luck after winning a Big Wednesday First Division prize package of $3.4 million, says NZ Lotteries’ Chief Executive, Todd McLeay. More >>

Big Wednesday Prize of $8.4 Million Won in Greymouth

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 10:49 am | New Zealand Lotteries

One lucky player from Greymouth will be living Big Wednesday’s brand new ultimate lifestyle after striking the top First Division prize, says NZ Lotteries’ Chief Executive, Todd McLeay. More >>





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